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Aquacomputer's dual GPU blocks put the restrictive parts in parallel so I doubt they'll be as restrictive as their single GPU relatives. I say go with that or the Watercool block.
    
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Originally Posted by HiLuckyB View Post
If you like EK then go with it. If you get a bad block they will send you a new one, So what's the problem
I was going to get a DD block, But everyone in the 6990 club where telling me how nice EK blocks are so I wen't with EK.
I do know that EK 6990 block, And the EK 6970 block line up. So it's easy to watercool a 6970 with 6990, Which I am going to do soon
the ports line nicely but you can't use their bridge as the thickness varies on both. Also, if you have not read EK's statement: no distilled + silver or additive with copper sulphate or possible denial of rma. I hope your blocks are ok, if you haven't checked them, do so asap. EK has set a deadline, who know what they will warrant after that. Btw, no harm in opening up the block.


Op, my vote goes for Koolance, HK "holes ed", and Aquacomputer
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Hey guys im in the market for two 6990 blocks, which would be the best? im gone use them with a xspc rx120 rad each
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I don't want EK either cause if I do have to RMA, I have to pay to ship the block back. That wont be cheap. More money out of my pocket.

Any reason to go with the heatkiller over aquacomputer? Vice versa?
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I don't want EK either cause if I do have to RMA, I have to pay to ship the block back. That wont be cheap. More money out of my pocket.

Any reason to go with the heatkiller over aquacomputer? Vice versa?
The AC is a bit better (skinee's review of the gtx480 block roundup) but the HK is pure sex. The Koolance block is the best one if you want nickel plated blocks. I went with HK because they have a link similar to EK's bridge and they are pure smexy, makes me want to go inverted mb
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Pics of DD block as requested by OP



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Thing is pretty monsterous.
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Not sure if the op is still looking for a block, but here would be my choices:

On a budget: XSPC Razor
Best looking: Koolance
Best performing: Not sure, but EK + koolance are always up there

I would personally go with the koolance block, amazing looking block. If ek made a copper 6990 block, i'd say go with that. But the nickel issue has strayed even me, I like EK for gpu blocks.
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Thanks to Derick for the pictures Post some more with it installed..

@Behemoth- Ek is out of the question. I think I've decided to go with the heatkiller because they have the block links. Plus i like the look of it way more.
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Yes as soon as the rest of my loop arrives I'll post installation pics.
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They have taken all nickel EK blocks off the market at a bunch of online retailers. Did EK put a halt on sales until they fix the nickel plating issue?
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